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Dec. 31, 2010

Don't Cork That Champagne

Chemist Richard Zare and food writer Harold McGee discuss the best way to store leftover Champagne.

champagne new years food

Jan. 13, 2012

Making A Computer From Bubbles

By directing bubbles through etched pathways, bubbles can act as bits and be used to solve computations.

bubble, computer, fluidics, computation, digital logic, fluidics

Nov. 09, 2012

Bioengineering Beer Foam

Researchers devised a recipe for improving beer foam.

beer, foam, yeast, bioengineering, genetic engineering, brewing

Jun. 11, 2010

Video Pick of the Week: Bubble Physics

High-speed, high-definition video reveals the secret world of popping bubbles.

flora, film, bubbles, video

Jul. 01, 2011

Video Pick: Blowing Bubble Nets

Underwater digital tags show humpback whales use bubbles to trap schools of fish.

whale sea marine biology

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Every Spring, This Bird Struts its Stuff

\tThe Greater sage-grouse makes its living in sagebrush habitats across the western U.S. and Canada. Every year from late February to May, male sage-grouse perform a striking dance routine each morning at dawn. Jason Robinson, upland game coordinator for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, breaks down the dance and describes challenges the birds face in Utah.

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